PLATFORM BUILDS MORE COMPLEX APPLICATIONS.MicroStrategy MicroStrategy is a business intelligence, Enterprise Reporting, and OLAP software vendor. MicroStrategy's software allows reporting and analysis of data stored in a relational database and other sources. Incorporated (NASDAQ NASDAQ
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MSTR Master Mode ) has debuted MicroStrategy 8 certified See certification. on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Red Hat Enterprise Linux (often abbreviated to RHEL) is a Linux distribution produced by Red Hat and targeted toward the commercial market, including mainframes. Red Hat commits to supporting each version of RHEL for 7 years after its release. . MicroStrategy 8, introduced earlier this year, features a single unified architecture for reporting, analysis, and monitoring and a Web interface that makes business intelligence more approachable for all users.
MicroStrategy 8 running in 64-bit mode enhances the scalability How much a system can be expanded. See scalable.
scalability - How well a solution to some problem will work when the size of the problem increases.
For example, a central server of some kind with ten clients may perform adequately but with a thousand clients it of the MicroStrategy platform, giving customers the ability to support larger numbers of users and build more complex applications. MicroStrategy's 64-bit architecture is designed for business intelligence deployments with a large user base and high data scale, and is compatible with the newest 64-bit server processors to give customers more choices for increased performance and value.
Additionally, the availability of MicroStrategy on Linux, an operating system operating system (OS)
Software that controls the operation of a computer, directs the input and output of data, keeps track of files, and controls the processing of computer programs. gaining broader corporate acceptance for its stability and cost-effectiveness cost-effectiveness
pertaining to cost-effective.
a comparison of the relative cost-efficiencies of two or more ways of performing a task or achieving an objective. , will provide MicroStrategy customers with increased flexibility for deployment of their enterprise business intelligence applications. MicroStrategy's single code base ensures enhancements are immediately available on all platforms that MicroStrategy supports: Windows, AIX (Advanced Interactive eXecutive) IBM's Unix-based operating system which runs on its Intellistation workstations and pSeries, p5, iSeries and i5 server families. , Solaris, and now Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
"The upcoming release of MicroStrategy 8 on 64-bit Linux is yet another indicator of MicroStrategy's commitment to providing our customers with the versatility they require to implement performance enhancing business intelligence applications," said MicroStrategy COO (Cell Of Origin) See mobile positioning. Sanju Bansal. "Our customers have sophisticated business intelligence applications and the combination of 64-bit Linux with MicroStrategy 8 delivers powerful new capabilities that can scale to meet our customers' ever-growing requirements."
"We expect to see substantial growth and a rising interest in Linux-based BI products over the next five years," said Dan Vesset of IDC. "As the fastest growing top 10 BI software vendor based on 2004 license and maintenance revenue, it's no surprise that MicroStrategy is announcing the availability of MicroStrategy 8 on 64-bit Linux. MicroStrategy continues to stay on the leading edge of technology, which is one of the key reasons for their success."
"Through participation in the Intel Early Access Program, MicroStrategy has used the latest Intel technology to help provide their customers with the flexibility and functionality required for large-scale business intelligence deployments," said Melissa Laird laird
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[Scots, from Middle English lard, variant of lord, owner, master; see lord. , general manager of Intel's Developer Relations Division. "The 64-bit Intel Xeon processors open vast amounts of memory addressability, while providing improved performance for traditional 32-bit applications."
"For customers who want an economical decision support-system, combining MicroStrategy 8 with HP industry-standard platforms running Linux is a win-win," said Efrain Rovira, worldwide director of Open Source & Linux Organization, HP. "HP offers choices from the broadest range of industry-standard servers with Linux -- from HP ProLiant servers to HP BladeSystem with x86 64-bit processors -- providing extraordinary value to companies who want 64-bit performance."
"Red Hat applauds partners like MicroStrategy who choose Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a standard, supported platform," said Tim Yeaton, senior vice president of Marketing at Red Hat. "We are pleased to work with our partner community to provide choices to customers building open source architectures in the enterprise."
Founded in 1989, MicroStrategy is a provider of business intelligence (BI) technology. MicroStrategy provides integrated reporting, analysis, and monitoring software that helps leading organizations worldwide make better business decisions every day. Companies choose MicroStrategy for its advanced technical capabilities, sophisticated analytics, and superior data and user scalability.
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